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LMIC to explore dynamics of remote work in Canada’s labour market

By Suzanne Spiteri | September 11, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording In 2020, we experienced an unprecedented shift in the world of work. The COVID-19 pandemic transformed when, how, and where work happens, leading…

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Wages, inflation, AI, green economy: The labour issues Canadians are talking about on social media

By Suzanne Spiteri | August 31, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording For many people in Canada, Labour Day represents the final breath of summer. But this century-old Canadian holiday also represents much more than…

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Where to find data on student and apprentice labour market outcomes

By Brittany Feor, Anne-Lore Fraikin and Laura Adkins-Hackett | August 14, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording Statistics Canada’s Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP) provides valuable insights into the labour market outcomes of post-secondary graduates and apprentices. With…

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Canada must control AI technology that gathers and analyzes workplace data

By Massimo Bergamini | August 10, 2023

Listen to this article as an audio recording This opinion editorial was originally published on August 2, 2023 in the Ottawa Citizen. The risk posed by bad data and biased predictive…

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Demystifying the links between rate hikes, inflation and a tight labour market

By Brittany Feor and Michael Willcox | July 17, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording After pausing increases to its overnight rate in January, the Bank of Canada announced another hike this Wednesday. By adjusting the overnight rate,…

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Intersectionality at work: Why intersectionality matters to labour market information

By Suzanne Spiteri | July 4, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording Social life, work life, personal identities and other lenses researchers and economists use to understand the world around us are complex and fascinating…

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Closing the labour market gap: Approaches to addressing Canada’s job vacancies

By Anne-Lore Fraikin and Michael Willcox | June 26, 2023

Listen to this blog as an audio recording In a previous blog post, we discussed Canada’s tight labour market and the challenges it poses for policy-makers and the economy. We highlighted…

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LMIC economists present on labour shortages, demand, and wages at 2023 CEA Conference

By LMIC-CIMT | June 21, 2023

The 57th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association was hosted in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 3, 2023, and LMIC economists were present to share their recent research and findings. In…

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Filling gaps in labour market information about refugees in Canada

By Suzanne Spiteri | June 19, 2023

Listen to this report as an audio recording World Refugee Day is an annual occasion designated by the United Nations, serving as a powerful reminder of the strength, courage and resilience…

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